104 Exergame Workshop: United We Move Toward Active Games 4 Health

Tuesday, March 13, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Convention Center: Room 304/306
AAPAR/Council for Lifelong Recreational Sports
Speakers: Stephen P. Yang1; Helena Baert2; Lisa Hansen3; Daniel B. Bornstein4; Yoonsin Oh5; Andrea Oh6; Michael J. Pelletter7; Parker Johnson8; Ed Kassanders8; Dan Lawler9; Aaron T. Hart10; and Dwayne P. Sheehan11, (1)State University of New York–Cortland, Cortland, NY, (2)State University of New York College at Cortland, Syracuse, NY, (3)University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, (4)University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, (5)Cameron University, Lawton, OK, (6)ITECH Fitness, Denver, CO, (7)Physical Education Lab Technology, Cheektowaga, NY, (8)Motion Fitness, Palatine, IL, (9)Lawler & Reed Education Consulting Group, LLC, Ft. Collins, CO, (10)State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY, (11)Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, Canada
This experiential, multidisciplinary workshop will focus on how exergames (video games that require physical exertion to play) can be used as a means to accumulate more physical activity in todayís sedentary society. Our panel will lead live demonstrations and competitions on the use and benefits of exergames in schools, fitness clubs, and at home. Donít miss your chance to meet the leaders in exergaming from education, health care, advocacy, fitness, research, manufacturing, and marketing.